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Neymar return to boost Barcelona against inspired Sevilla

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Barcelona face Sevilla at the Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday in what could turn out to be their most challenging outing in the eight remaining matches still to be played in La Liga.

Los Hispalenses are currently on a remarkable streak of five consecutive victories, momentum that is definitely helping them in their pursuit of qualification for next season's Champions League. With the distance from fourth-placed Valencia now reduced to just one point, Unai Emery's men aren't likely to give up the chase for their target any time soon.

With that in mind, it is clear that Barca are in for a tough time when they travel to the Andalusian capital. Considering the Catalans' previous three performances were not as impressive as Cules have become accustomed to of late, ...

This column was originally written for ESPN. You can read my full opinion article (over 700 words) at "Neymar set for comeback as Barcelona prepare for stern Sevilla test"